The new Akron, built on the site of the leveled buildings, refused to be a graveyard. The people who’d flocked to it to rebuild after the army and the mercs and the guardsmen had joined returning locals to build new kinds of buildings, advanced refugee housing straight out of the UNHCR playbook, designed to use […]
Happy Easter from Church of St Pius X.
This is the post office in Cambridge, OH (population 11,129). One of the things I love about Ohio is the old, stately government buildings.
Recipe via Smitten Kitchen
Yesterday was my last day at ABB US Corporate Research. It’s been an incredible 9 years! I’m taking a few weeks off. After that I’m ready for a new adventure as a Senior Software Engineer at UserVoice.
“We really like the situation we’re in,” Glenney says. “It gives visibility to the context of people with disabilities. It keeps them ‘in the market’ of ideas, so to speak. Our symbol is most successful when it’s not fully legal—when there’s lots of wrinkles and questions.” As long as conversation channels are open, he says, […]
Know hope: The Teens Will Save Us!
Coding without a keystroke: The hands-free creation of a full video game | Ars Technica
I really loved this whole series on building an iPhone from spare parts. There’s a great energy running through @strangepartscom and the Shenzen markets:
That’s why you never hear politicians talking about ‘citizens,’ it’s all ‘taxpayers,’ as though the salient fact of your relationship to the state is how much you pay. Like the state was a business and citizenship was a loyalty program that rewarded you for your custom with roads and health care. Zottas cooked the process […]